Skip to main content


Borderline Patients

Extending The Limits Of Treatability

MD Koenigsberg, Harold W., MD Kernberg, Otto F., MD Stone, Michael H., MD Appelbaum, Ann H., MD Yeomans, Frank E.

Hardcover

List Price: 48.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Borderline conditions are a growing presence in the treatment room, yet they are uncommonly resistant to treatment. Dr. Kernberg and his colleagues have already articulated the modality they call Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. Now, in an unusually textured elaboration, they confront the complications that limit treatability -- co-existing psychopathologies, early trauma/dissociation, problems endemic to the therapeutic situation (attachment disturbances, erotic transferences) -- and bring new rounds of clinical ammunition to meet those challenges.

Basic Books, 9780465095605, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2000



About the Author

Otto Kernberg, M.D., an international authority on borderline treatment and a leader in psychoanalytic thought, is Director of the Personality Disorders Institute at New York Presbyterian Hospital, where the associate authors, all practicing clinicians, collaborate in research.